Digital Age Skills: Digital Citizenship 4th grade

Digital Citizenship, 4th Grade

Description of the Lesson


Students will watch Online Safety Videos and complete digital activities that go along with the videos.

ISTE Standard

2b Students practice and encourage others in safe, legal and ethical behavior when using technology and interacting online, with guidance from an educator.

NE Standard

Nebraska Responsible Use Standards: Identify and explain the strategies for the safe and efficient use of computers (passwords, virus protection software, etc.

Rubric Used for Assessment


Example Student Artifact(s)


Lesson Design Reflection


Instructor captures student interest and connects with prior knowledge and experience?

Does it grab students' attention and capture their interest?

Does it make a connection with prior knowledge?

Does it motivate students to want to learn more?

Teacher Instructions:  

Watch YouTube Introduction Video on Internet Safety.

Have students pair-share what they currently know about being safe on the internet.

Student Instructions:

You Tube Video


Teacher Instructions:

Watch Online Safety Video on Brain Pop.

Students will click on Google Form link on Google Classroom. The Google Form gives students scenarios and the students decide whether they are safe or not safe. Then they are to list at least 4 online safety rules.

Watch Information Privacy Video on Brain Pop.

Students will complete the consequence chart of describing what can happen if scammers obtain certain types of information on Google Drawing. Students will click on the assignment on Google Classroom of the blank Consequence Chart and turn the completed organizer in on Google Classroom. 

Consequence Chart

Choose the digital tool or non-tech activity for this step:

Brain Pop Videos, Google Classroom, Google Form, and Google Drawing.

WRAP-UP/Assessment: Sum up the lesson and Assess Students. Provide opportunities to further student learning.

Students will pair-share with neighbor strategies they will start using to stay safe online.

The teacher will pick two non-volunteers to share their strategies.

The structure of this lesson plan is taken from:

Personal Reflection


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